Toyota Japan Shutdown Down to Lack of Disk Space – Nikkei


The system shutdown that saw Toyota Motor’s assembly plants in Japan closed for about a day last week was not caused by a cyberattack but by a lack of server disk space, the Nikkei reported.

“The system was restored after the data was transferred to a server with a larger capacity,” Toyota said in the report. The auto giant said the issue happened after regular maintenance work on its servers, adding that it would now review its maintenance procedures.

Read the full story: Nikkei


  • By Sean O’Meara


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.

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